Category: EdGE

Mission EdGE Announces 2019 Family Winter Fun Hours

CHERRYFIELD, ME — As Downeast Campus Director of Service Programs Wendy Harrington tells the story, there was a moment last year when the Downeast Campus crew saw the Campus indoor and outdoor faciliites as an opportunity to offer community families winter fun activities on Saturdays, when the Campus was usually quiet. So, the EdGE Family…

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Mission Hosts Lerner Foundation ‘Aspirations’ Grantee Meeting

CHERRYFIELD, ME — In April 2017, Portland-based Lerner Foundation chose the Mission’s EdGE program to partner with the Foundation in its $7M Aspirations Incubator Program (AIP). In November 2018, the Mission hosted Learner Foundation’s AIP meeting with Incubator grantees. Learn more in Lerner Foundation’s blog post. ===== https://www.lernerfoundation.comConvening 3 in Cherryfield: What We Learned, and…

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Mission Scholarships 2019 Applications Available Now Online

Mission Program Manager for Scholarships and Outreach Terri Rodick asked some Maine Seacoast Mission scholarship recipients if they would please make a short video telling viewers what Mission scholarships meant to them. Here’s Sarah Doucette’s video. BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission’s five scholarships applications and re-applications are now available for downloading online. Program…

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EdGE Director Gives Leadership Lessons to Local High School Basketball Team

Teamwork at the Mission’s EDGE 2018 CHERRYFIELD, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission’s Scott Shaw forwarded this slideshow produced by Scott’s friend, Justin Thompson. Scott said, “Thanks to [EdGE Director] Charlie Harrington for hosting this Team Building experience for the Narraguagus Knights Varsity Basketball Team. The team worked on planning, preparing and execution. They also climbed…

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EdGE Leadership Program Re-Starts In-School Follow-Up Sessions

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Responsibility, self reliance, and interdependency are themes used by staff with area students during the Mission’s Fall 2018 EdGE Marion Kane Leadership program. These themes are reflected in the basic outdoor survival skills shown in the program student made Public Service Announcement video. With additional help available, EdGE Assistant Director Isaac Marnik…

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EdGE Director Charlie Harrington, 2018 Giraffe Award Winner

mainechildrensalliance.wordpress.com Meet Charlie Harrington, 2018 Giraffe Award Winner Posted on November 2, 2018 by Maine Children’s Alliance Charlie Harrington is the Director of Maine Seacoast Mission’s EdGE program. EdGE is the Mission’s after-school and summer program for children in grades four through high school in six communities in Washington County. For over 20 years, Charlie…

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Mission’s EdGE Staff Hosts Downeast Table of Plenty

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Our EdGE program crew pitched in Sunday, October 21, hosting the Downeast Table of Plenty inside the Weald Bethel Community Center. Wendy Harrington, Director of Service Programs, said, “The staff cooked and served a delicious feast.” At the Downeast Table of Plenty, all are welcome to come together and share a satisfying,…

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EdGE Marion Kane Leadership – Responsibility, Self Reliance, Interdependence

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Narraguagus 8th Grade took part in the EdGE Marion Kane Leadership Program in October 2018 at the EdGE Building. Over the four days, students focused on responsibility, self reliance, and interdependence. Activities consisted of Team Scrabble, the 10-Foot Wall, Elephant Legs, climbing the Vertical Playpen and cooking challenges. Learn more

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R.H. Foster Team Wins Seacoast Mission’s Benefit Tennis Tournament

September 10, 2018 R.H. Foster Team Wins Seacoast Mission’s Benefit Tennis Tournament BAR HARBOR, ME — Congratulations to the R.H. Foster team for winning Maine Seacoast Mission’s 14th Annual Tennis Tournament on Saturday, September 8th, at the Northeast Harbor Tennis Club. R.H. Foster broke the Small Animal Clinic’s record of winning the four previous tournaments.…

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